Work abroad in Oz on a gap year or working holiday
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY *
If you are planning to work in Australia whilst you’re here you’ll need to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. You can choose to book your Oz Gap Year programme with the visa included. Please note: If you have a criminal record, you are still able to apply for a Working Holiday Visa, but due to the specific information required while filling out the application form we won’t be able to process your visa for you, and this must be applied individually.
This Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) is available to passport holders who come from:
Belgium Canada the Republic of Cyprus Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Hong Kong SAR the Republic of Ireland Italy Japan the Republic of Korea Malta the Netherlands Norway Sweden Taiwan United Kingdom
Or you’re a citizen of and hold a valid passport from one of these countries:
Argentina Austria Chile China, People’s Republic of Czech Republic Hungary Indonesia Israel Luxembourg Malaysia Peru Poland Portugal San Marino Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Spain Thailand Turkey Uruguay United States of America Vietnam
People hold one of the above passports can still apply for a similar visa called the Work and Holiday Visa (subclass 462). Grabatour Travel cannot apply for this visa for you, however once you obtain this visa it will allow you to participate in the Oz Gap Year programme.
To be eligible for a working holiday visa, applicants need to meet the following requirements:
Hold a passport issued by an eligible country or region Be aged 18-30 (inclusive) at the time of applying Not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during their stay in Australia Meet health, character and financial requirements Not have previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday visa (unless applying for a second visa) Be outside Australia when they apply and when their visa is granted Apply within 12 months of intended travel to Australia. Have sufficient funds to cover your expected living/trip costs during your stay Have funds for a return or onward ticket to depart Australia (or an actual ticket) Have health insurance
How to apply:
You can choose our inclusive visa booking option and we can process the Working Holiday Visa application for you, or you may wish to apply for your own visa via Australian Immigration.
You will need to apply for Medicare once you are in Australia and in order to do this please ensure that you can provide TWO forms of ID e.g. passport, driving licence, birth certificate.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON OUR PAID WORK PROGRAM?
A perfect way to get your Working Holiday off to a great start! If you're between 18-30 years old, expect to earn £10 - £16 an hour and get paid weekly. Start with 8 days of fun in Sydney or Melbourne plus the inclusions below:
AMAZING INTRO WEEK
See the amazing sites of Sydney or Melbourne, explore stunning beaches, trek the mountain and splash around in waterfalls. Learn how to surf, discover the Aussie culture then kick back at a BBQ Aussie style. Get up close and personal with the local wildlife and take a selfie with a kangaroo, fun night out in town…welcome to Australia!
FRIENDSHIPS FOR LIFE
Life was meant for good friends and great adventures and with our small groups (up to 20 people) that’s just what you’ll get. You’ll meet some fun, young and amazing people from all over the world, as well our awesome group leader who will be there with you from the moment you step off the plane. This is perfect way to make friends and share the experience – after all, who wants to explore Australia alone?
After a brilliant week of fun in the sun! Then it's time to get job hunting with the help of our expert jobs team: We’ll help you find a job and get you set for up to a year of paid work. Get advice and assistance organising interviews & arranging accommodation, training course, plus lifetime access to employer database and advice.
WE COVER THE ESSENTIALS
Australia Bank Account Australian SIM Card Tax File Number Medicare Guidance Free Mail Holding Support the whole time you're in Australia Luggage Storage
ALL INCLUDED, GREAT VALUE
All Accommodation All Activities An Instant Group of Friends All Transfers Airport Pickup Arrangement Support before, during & after the trip Some Meals & Drinks, BBQ and Party
AWESOME GROUP LEADERS
Our tour leaders are what make us special. They'll be your best mate, dance partner, share all their local knowledge and work their bums off to show you the trip of a lifetime!
AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT
Some typical areas of employment include: Accounts, Banking, Au-Pair, Nanny, Childcare, Hospitality, Chef, Beauty, IT, Media, Office, Admin Jobs, Retail, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Teaching, Coaching Jobs. Please click here for more.
Wages are typically between £10 (AU $18) and £16 (AU $30) an hour, so get out there and start earning! Especially you only pay 15% for taxes as a working holiday maker.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY
If you are planning to work in Australia whilst you’re here you’ll need to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. You can choose to book your Oz Gap Year programme with the visa included. Please click here for further details.